Number 
Date 
Topic 
Lecture Notes 
Reading 
1 
8/23 
KCL, KVL, Thevenin and Norton Theorems 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 1
Razavi's Book  Chapter 1 
2 
8/25 
Twoport networks 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 1
Razavi's Book  Chapter 1 
3 
8/27 
Large & Smallsignal models  General concept 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 1
Razavi's Book  Chapter 1 
4 
8/30 
Diode device structure, largesignal model & DC analysis 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 2
Razavi's Book  Chapter 2 
5 
9/1 
Diode smallsignal models and analysis 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 2
Razavi's Book  Chapter 2 
6 
9/3 
MOS technology & terminal IV behavior 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 3
Razavi's Book  Chapter 6 

9/6 
Academic Holiday. No Lecture 


7 
9/8 
DC analysis of circuits with MOSFETs 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 3
Razavi's Book  Chapter 6 
8 
9/10 
DC analysis, continued 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 3
Razavi's Book  Chapter 6 
9 
9/13 
Smallsignal model of MOSFET 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 3
Razavi's Book  Chapter 6 
10 
9/15 
CS amplifier  DC behavior 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 3 
11 
9/17 
AC (linear) model of CS amp 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 3
Razavi's Book  Chapter 7 
12 
9/20 
Voltage gain of CS amp (continued from previous class) 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 3
Razavi's Book  Chapter 7 
13 
9/22 
Terminal impedances of MOSFETs (lowfreq.). Input and output resistance of CS amp 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 3
Razavi's Book  Chapter 7 
14 
9/24 
Using Gm, Rin and Rout to find gain of CS amp ("alternative method") 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 3
Razavi's Book  Chapter 7 
15 
9/27 
Examples using the alternative method for circuit analysis 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 3
Razavi's Book  Chapter 7 
16 
9/29 
Analysis of CS amp with source degeneration 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 3
Razavi's Book  Chapter 7 
17 
10/1 
Analysis of CG & CD amplifier 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 3
Razavi's Book  Chapter 7 

10/4 
Midterm Exam 1 


18 
10/6 
BJT regions of operation. IV equations for forward active region 
Lecture Notes 
Razavi's Book  Chapter 4
BJT notes 
19 
10/8 
DC analysis of circuits with BJTs 
Lecture Notes 
Razavi's Book  Chapter 4
BJT notes 
20 
10/11 
BJT smallsignal model. Voltage gain of CE stage 
Lecture Notes 
Razavi's Book  Chapter 4
Notes 
21 
10/13 
BJT terminal impedances 
Lecture Notes 
Razavi's Book  Chapter 4
Notes 
22 
10/15 
Emitter degenerated CE amp (Av, Rin, Rout) 
Lecture Notes 
Razavi's Book  Chapter 5
Notes 
23 
10/18 
CB amps 
Lecture Notes 
Razavi's Book  Chapter 5
Notes 
24 
10/20 
CC amps 
Lecture Notes 
Razavi's Book  Chapter 5
Notes 
25 
10/22 
BJT amps cont. 
Lecture Notes 
Razavi's Book  Chapter 5
Notes 
26 
10/25 
Frequency response. Transfer functions 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 5
Razavi's Book  Chapter 11 
27 
10/27 
Complex numbers. Bode plots 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 5
Razavi's Book  Chapter 11 
28 
10/29 
Bode plots(Continued). Transistor Circuits Frequency Response 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 5
Razavi's Book  Chapter 11 
29 
11/1 
Procedure to derive the approximate transfer function directly from the circuit schematic. Miller's Theorem. Open circuit time constants 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 5
Razavi's Book  Chapter 11 
30 
11/3 
Frequency response of CE and CS amps 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 5
Razavi's Book  Chapter 11 
31 
11/5 
Frequency response of source degenerated and source follower amps. Frequency response of cascaded CS/CE amps 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 5
Razavi's Book  Chapter 11 

11/8 
Midterm Exam 2 


32 
11/10 
Introduction to feedback. Properties of negative feedback 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 6
Razavi's Book  Chapter 12 
33 
11/12 
Previous topic, continued. Brief introduction to positive feedback. 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 6
Razavi's Book  Chapter 12 
34 
11/15 
Stability of systems with negative feedback 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 6
Razavi's Book  Chapter 12 
35 
11/17 
Previous topic, continued (includes loop gain and phase margin) 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 6
Razavi's Book  Chapter 12 
36 
11/19 
Examples: feedback and stability analysis 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 6
Razavi's Book  Chapter 12 

11/19  11/28 
Fall Break 


37 
11/29 
Introduction to CMOS logic. RC delay nodel for CMOS inverter 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 7
Razavi's Book  Chapter 16 
38 
12/1 
Transistor sizing 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 7
Razavi's Book  Chapter 16 
39 
12/3 
PDN and PUN design for complementary static logic gates 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 7
Razavi's Book  Chapter 16 
40 
12/6 
Transistor sizing in combinational logic gates 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 7
Razavi's Book  Chapter 16 
41 
12/8 
Review 
Lecture Notes 
Shanbhag's Reading Notes  Chapter 7
Razavi's Book  Chapter 16 


Final Exam 

